Komatsu Acquires GHH Group GmbH

Komatsu aims to strengthen its position in underground mining with the addition of GHH's range of equipment, which is focused on loaders and articulated dump trucks

A Komatsu WXO7 LHD is shown loading a GHH MK-A20 truck at an event at GHH in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
A Komatsu WXO7 LHD is shown loading a GHH MK-A20 truck at an event at GHH in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
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Komatsu has completed its acquisition of GHH Group GmbH (GHH), a manufacturer of underground mining, tunneling and special civil engineering equipment headquartered in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

GHH’s range of equipment, focused on loaders (LHDs) and articulated dump trucks, will enhance Komatsu’s growing underground mining product offerings. This includes aftermarket parts and service support through the entire lifetime of the equipment.

According to Komatsu's president of Mining Business Division, Peter Salditt, the GHH staff will be retainted as employees of Komatsu and the combined team plans to expand both product offerings and access to products in new territories. The company notes that adding GHH’s factories and rebuilding facilities in key markets in Europe, Southern Africa, India and Chile will strengthen production and service capabilities for customers.

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